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Training Programme on Coconut Cultivation and Value Addition

Jan 24, 2024 : ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod

An interstate exposure visit cum training programme on ‘Coconut cultivation and value addition’ was conducted during 22.01.2024 to 24.01.2024 at ICAR-CPCRI Kasaragod. The Department of Agriculture, Tamil Nadu, Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), and Support to State Extension Programmes for Extension Reforms Scheme (SSEPERS) sponsored the programme for progressive farmers in Marungapuri block of Tiruchirappalli and Kaveripattinam block of Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu. The programme involved lectures, demonstrations, and field and laboratory visits related to the topic. On the final day, Dr. K. Balachandra Hebbar, Director, ICAR-CPCRI, chaired the valedictory session and highlighted the importance of coconut research and progress in the sector, emphasising its significance for the livelihood of the farming community. A total of 40 progressive farmers attended the programme. The event was coordinated by Dr. S. Paulraj, Senior Scientist, and Dr. K. Ponnusamy, Head of Division (Social Sciences), ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod.